Subway swiper steals $1,000 sneakers


Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Sneaker thief

Police arrested a man for allegedly stealing a man’s pricey sneakers at the Lafayette Avenue C train station on Feb. 18.

The victim told police that the suspect and four others allegedly snatched his $1,000 Balenciaga shoes at Fulton Street at 3:15 pm. 

Authorities caught up with the suspect at the station and arrested him on felony robbery charges, according to police reports.

Botched robbery

Two scoundrels jumped a group of teens and tried to rob them on Greene Avenue on Feb. 20.

The victims told police that the punks demanded their phones and threatened to pistol-whip them between Adelphi Street and Clermont Avenue at 2 pm, before punching one of the youngsters in the face and running off. 

Park pilferers

Knife-wielding knaves jumped a guy in Fort Greene park on Feb. 21.

The victim told police that the two villains approached with a knife near Washington Park and Willoughby Avenue at 10:25 pm, before grabbing the cash from his wallet and running off. 


Police arrested a man for allegedly stabbing another man on St. James Place on Feb. 17.

A witness told police that the the suspect slashed the man in the neck after an argument between Dekalb and Lafayette avenues at 4 am. 

First responders rushed to the scene and found the victim with a stab wound on his neck and the abdomen, and took him to Methodist Hospital for treatment.

Police caught up with the man on Classon Avenue at 11:30 am and arrested him on felony assault charges, according to the authorities.


Some brute whacked a woman in the head with a bag at Rockwell Place on Feb. 21.

The victim told police that the bruiser followed her from the Dekalb Avenue subway station at 10:45 pm before swinging the bag at the back of her head between Fulton Street and Lafayette Avenue. 

Hookah hurler

Police arrested a guy for allegedly swinging a glass hookah base at another person on Classon Avenue on Feb. 22.

The victim told police that the two people had an argument that escalated between Myrtle and Park avenues at 10 pm, when the defendant allegedly swiped the victim with the smoking device.